Opinion

A day before Hydro One applied for a double-digit rate hike with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was all smiles in Windsor at a funding announcement.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Will Wynne Test OEB Independence?

Months away from Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne’s promise to lower hydro rates by 17%, it looks like her vote-buying-program is coming undone. On the last…


The facade of the Central Branch of the Windsor Public Library, on Ouellette Avenue, is seen in this file photo from 21 October 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Dilkens’ Silence Speaks Volumes

Windsor’s Public Library plans to put one of its branches inside the new so-called mega hospital. Social media posters are anything but enamored. Some people…


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Double Dipping While Jobs At Risk

Junior city councilor Freddie Francis appears to be using the time before his mayoral coronation to good advantage. Drawing on his business development skills, he…


A crowd including Windsor City Councilors gathered at Windsor Airport on 2 October 2013 for a development announcement.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Gaudet, Pupatello, MacKenzie: Nothing

So far this year, the economic development operation serving Sarnia and Lambton County has announced a potential of 845 jobs. A renewable diesel fuel processing…


Transit Windsor Bus Station

Windsor Council Oversees Lost Opportunity

Windsor lost millions of dollars in the Federal Government’s March 22 budget. Interviewed on CBC Radio, just after federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau brought his…


The EnWin headquaters at Elliott Street and Ouellette Avenue in Windsor is seen in this file photo from 26 January 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Wynne Launches 2022 Election Campaign

It looks like Ontario’s premier, Kathleen Wynne, is expecting the worst and is now planning a remarkable comeback in the next provincial election; the one…


CTV's Michelle Maluske is seen unpacking her vehicle to cover a story in Walkerville on 3 July 2014.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

WEEDC Scandal Overlooked By CTV

On March 13, the local CTV newscast commenced a series looking at the regional economy. To its discredit, it repeats the city’s worst nonfactual urban…




The east side of Pelissier Street is fast approaching dead zone, and could be tipped over the edge if store fronts are converted to parking spaces by the City of Windsor. The street can be seen in this file photo from 18 February 2017. Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Welcome To Windsor’s Backroom

Apparently, and rather suddenly, the group Friends of Save Ojibway, campaigning for better air quality, is told it cannot buy space to put a simple…